Make your donations count

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by longknife, Sep 16, 2018.

  1. longknife
    Offline

    longknife Diamond Member

    Joined:
    Sep 21, 2012
    Messages:
    40,143
    Thanks Received:
    12,365
    Trophy Points:
    2,250
    Location:
    Sin City
    Ratings:
    +26,161
    [​IMG]
     
    • Winner Winner x 3
    • Thank You! Thank You! x 1
    • Funny Funny x 1
    • Informative Informative x 1
  2. Toro
    Offline

    Toro Diamond Member

    Joined:
    Sep 29, 2005
    Messages:
    71,972
    Thanks Received:
    14,132
    Trophy Points:
    2,180
    Location:
    Surfing the Oceans of Liquidity
    Ratings:
    +54,173
    Source?
     
    • Funny Funny x 1
  3. longknife
    Offline

    longknife Diamond Member

    Joined:
    Sep 21, 2012
    Messages:
    40,143
    Thanks Received:
    12,365
    Trophy Points:
    2,250
    Location:
    Sin City
    Ratings:
    +26,161
    Why?
     
  4. Toro
    Offline

    Toro Diamond Member

    Joined:
    Sep 29, 2005
    Messages:
    71,972
    Thanks Received:
    14,132
    Trophy Points:
    2,180
    Location:
    Surfing the Oceans of Liquidity
    Ratings:
    +54,173
    How do you know what you've posted is correct?

    It seems pretty unbelievable that a charity of such renown such as the March of Dimes only spends a dime on charity for every dollar it raises.
     
    Last edited: Sep 16, 2018
  5. Toro
    Offline

    Toro Diamond Member

    Joined:
    Sep 29, 2005
    Messages:
    71,972
    Thanks Received:
    14,132
    Trophy Points:
    2,180
    Location:
    Surfing the Oceans of Liquidity
    Ratings:
    +54,173
    • Agree Agree x 1
  6. Toro
    Offline

    Toro Diamond Member

    Joined:
    Sep 29, 2005
    Messages:
    71,972
    Thanks Received:
    14,132
    Trophy Points:
    2,180
    Location:
    Surfing the Oceans of Liquidity
    Ratings:
    +54,173
    • Agree Agree x 1
  7. Toro
    Offline

    Toro Diamond Member

    Joined:
    Sep 29, 2005
    Messages:
    71,972
    Thanks Received:
    14,132
    Trophy Points:
    2,180
    Location:
    Surfing the Oceans of Liquidity
    Ratings:
    +54,173
    FTR, I've donated to four of the five charities on the first chart and five of 10 on the second.

    I used to work in fundraising, and something like 80 cents of every dollar raised goes to the charity or program of the average charity. So when I see the first chart and the claim that the March of Dimes only gives 10 cents and UNICEF only 5 cents, I know that's nonsense. The guy who created that post either doesn't understand what he's looking at, is lying, or is an idiot. I'll be charitable and assume the first reason.

    The salaries paid is a legitimate complaint. However, if someone can significantly increase the donations of the charity, I'd say they are worth it. I genuinely admire the CEOs who take no compensation for their work.
     
    • Agree Agree x 2
  8. BlackFlag
    Offline

    BlackFlag Gold Member

    Joined:
    Apr 22, 2014
    Messages:
    20,739
    Thanks Received:
    1,779
    Trophy Points:
    280
    Location:
    America
    Ratings:
    +15,019
    But then who will donate to our honorable political parties?????
     
  9. Hossfly
    Offline

    Hossfly ZIONUT Gold Supporting Member Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Dec 5, 2008
    Messages:
    39,144
    Thanks Received:
    10,027
    Trophy Points:
    1,370
    Location:
    Ft Worth,TX
    Ratings:
    +42,324
    • Thank You! Thank You! x 1
  10. whitehall
    Offline

    whitehall Platinum Member

    Joined:
    Dec 28, 2010
    Messages:
    39,383
    Thanks Received:
    6,660
    Trophy Points:
    1,140
    Location:
    Western Va.
    Ratings:
    +24,018
    In 2011 the "Wounded Warrior Project" announced that it was partnering with the Red Cross. My guess is that the Red Cross is losing support and needed a patriotic theme. I agree with Hoss that "Samaritans Purse" is a good one but you have to be ready for junk mail. The Salvation Army seemed to have been the first out to help the Florence victims. You can bet on those Christmas bell ringers.
     
    • Agree Agree x 1

Share This Page